Pictures of Siberian Tiger Cubs

Siberian tiger cubs septuplets born in captivity

Here are a couple of fantastic pictures of Siberian tiger cubs taken in a zoo in south-west China. They are septuplets. The mother gave birth to her seven cubs on the 10th May 2017. China is trying to increase the … please continue reading

Aftermath of Cheetah Attack: Struggle to Obtain Justice and Compensation

You may remember the worldwide reporting of a cheetah attack on a ten-year-old boy at a captive cheetah breeding centre in Ladysmith, South Africa. Schoolchildren were on an educational outing organised by their school to the Kwa Cheetah breeding centre. … please continue reading

Some Scottish wildcats to be captured for captive breeding programmes

There is disagreement about how best to protect and conserve the progressively endangered Scottish wildcat.  The Scottish wildcat is in a precarious situation.  The species is becoming extinct and has been for many, many years.  This is primarily because of … please continue reading

Tiger selfies are a sad, bad fad

Big cat selfies are bad. They are bad for the cat and they’re bad for the person. They are exploitative of the cat, in my opinion. This sort of subtle demeaning of captive wildlife further undermines wildlife conservation. It undermines the … please continue reading

USA: Captive Wild Cat Crisis

There is the bizarre phenomenon of an excess of captive wild cats in the USA and a decreasing number of wild cat species in the wild in Asia and other parts of the world. Perhaps it is not bizarre but … please continue reading